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President John A. Fry presents his strategic plan at the Queen Lane Campus

President Fry’s Second and Third Town Halls Highlight the Importance of Communication

In town hall meetings at Drexel’s Center City and Queen Lane campuses, President John A. Fry said communication between colleges sparked the successes of the past year and detailed how it will be even more important in the years to come.
Dr. Gloria Donnelly

Gloria Donnelly to Conclude Deanship at CNHP

Provost M. Brian Blake announced on March 16 that Gloria Donnelly will conclude her service as dean of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions at the end of the 2015-16 academic year
Colleen Farrell in Afghanistan

They Needed Women More Than They Thought: Drexel Veterans Speak on the Role of Women in the Military

Five Drexel vets gathered on March 2 to discuss the hardships and successes of serving as women in the American and Israeli military.

Kollect game

Video Game Therapy — Drexel Professors Design Games For Cerebral Palsy Patients

While video games have often been saddled with the reputation of promoting a sedentary lifestyle, a group of Drexel University professors see the digital diversions as a way of helping patients with cerebral palsy to keep on moving. The team, with expertise ranging from game design to movement science, physical therapy and biomedical engineering, recently formed a company called enAble Games, with the goal of making web-based active video games that can be used as part of therapy or rehabilitation exercise sessions.  

A red and black mask featuring a lock over the mouth and razor wire. One of the masks created through the art therapy program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center that has partnered with Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Putting a Face on Recovery: Analyzing Military Service Members’ Masks

Drexel art therapy professors are analyzing masks created through a program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center that uses art therapy to treat service members with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center

New Initiative Expands Holistic Approach to Trauma at 11th Street

The nurse-led center, 850 N. 11th Street, is one of six organizations chosen to participate in a two-year, national initiative to implement and evaluate “trauma-informed” health care approaches. 
Dental office

Dental Clinic Expansion at 11th Street Health Center Fills Gap in Oral Health Care 

More than 45 percent of adults have not had a dental visit in the past year, and 27 percent of children have received no preventative dental care in the North Philadelphia neighborhood where the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center operates. A new expansion to the health center’s dental clinic will address this gap and provide the community with much-needed access to oral health services.

Top stories at Drexel in 2015. Starting at left and moving clockwise: bruschetta appetizer, Princess Grace of Monaco's dress, Provost M. Brian Blake, victory at Dad Vail Regatta, "A Check-Up From the Neck Up" and, background, archived Drexel campus photos.

Top Drexel Stories of 2015

Drexel made a lot of news this year. Check out the best stories about Drexel that came out in 2015.
Holiday nightmares

The Nightmares Before Christmas And How to Avoid Them

It’s that time of year again! The time when your stress levels go through the roof as you shop, cook, wrap, decorate, travel and party-plan yourself into a tizzy while trying to create the perfect holiday season. Drexel experts have identified some of the top stress-inducing holiday nightmares and offer some helpful tips for avoiding them this year.

The new wing of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center. Photo credit: Halkin/Mason Photography.

Drexel's 11th Street Health Center Doubles in Size with Sheller Gift to Improve and Expand Community ServiceS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 11 will celebrate the new, fully equipped facilities thanks to a major expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, a community-based, nurse-managed health center in North Philadelphia, which provides a holistic approach to health care.
Sydney Arroyo, a Westphal undergraduate student who completed a co-op at "Saturday Night Live."

Drexel Co-ops by College

These statistics, facts and stories highlight the best that the co-op program has to offer for students in each and every school and college at Drexel.
A physician assistant performing a check-up on a patient.

Q&A: Patrick Auth on the Importance of Physician Assistants

Following the yearly National Physician Assistant Week, the head of Drexel’s program talks about why it’s such an important component of health care today.